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Old 09-17-2006, 07:23 PM   #1
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weird problem - grub won't install


I've just download Etch-beta3 first CD and begin installation without any problem but when the installer prompt me to install the boot loader I choose grub "which is my favorite" and I got stuck at the grub installing it takes very long time to install it even the installer didn't ask me about " where I will install grub" it just keep waiting and there is nothing so i quit the installation without install the boot loader.


Have you face this problem before ? I'm just astonished. I use sarge and install it many time and I didn't face a problem like that and I also check the CD on "vmware server" and every thing fine and I could play with Etch .

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Old 09-18-2006, 03:58 AM   #2
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If Debian is installed and you can use the cd to boot into rescue mode and try installing grub.

/sbin/grub-install /dev/hda or wherever you want it.
 
Old 09-22-2006, 11:49 PM   #3
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thanks BittaBrotha I installed it with lilo
 
  


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